Swedish police quiz man over apartment blast

Swedish police quiz man over apartment blast

A 30-year-old man is being quizzed by police after two men died when a bomb exploded in an apartment in the Swedish town of Nyköping, it has emerged.

Swedish Princess to give birth to baby in June

Swedish Princess to give birth to baby in June

Sweden’s Princess Madeleine is set to give birth to her second child in June. The Queen let slip the month during a state visit to Nordic neighbour Finland.

Lars Vilks’ first talk since Copenhagen cancelled

Lars Vilks’ first talk since Copenhagen cancelled

UPDATED: The controversial Swedish artist who was the presumed target of one of the Copenhagen terror attacks last month was set to make his first public appearance on Friday. But the talk has been cancelled over security concerns.

Jay Z Swedish music takeover bid blocked

Jay Z Swedish music takeover bid blocked

A 464 million kronor bid ($56m) by rap mogul Jay Z to take over Scandinavian music streaming service Wimp – Spotify's biggest rival – has been blocked by the firm's Swedish owners.

Wallström to speak at Arab League meeting

Wallström to speak at Arab League meeting

Islamist extremist group Isis, a controversial Saudi arms deal and the Israel-Palestine conflict are likely to be hot topics when Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström speaks at the opening of an Arab League meeting in Cairo on Monday.

More elderly Swedes enjoy an active sex life

More elderly Swedes enjoy an active sex life

Is it possible to have a fulfilling sex life in your autumn years? Swedes think so. New research shows older people are having more – and better – sex than ever before.

Swedish innovators win Green Innovation Contest for sustainability

Swedish innovators win Green Innovation Contest for sustainability

Several students from KTH were among the winners of this year's Green Innovation Contest. Read about the innovations which won them a prize for their work with sustainable living.

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March 11: Looking for work around the globe (Jönköping)

‘Sweden must connect the dots with India’
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‘Sweden must connect the dots with India’

When visitors step off a plane at Arlanda Airport, they are flooded with claims that Stockholm is "the heart of Scandinavia". But Indian Ambassador Banashri Bose Harrison says the city must increase connections to the world in order to live up to its promises.

Half of refugees struggle with bills after a decade

Half of refugees struggle with bills after a decade

Thousands of refugees granted permanent residency in Sweden in 2004 are still getting financial assistance from local municipalities with less than half of them earning 13,000 kronor ($1570) a month, it has emerged.

Norwegian strike sparks Sweden travel chaos

Norwegian strike sparks Sweden travel chaos

UPDATED: Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS) cancelled all flights in Scandinavia and several journeys to other European cities on Wednesday as Swedish and Danish pilots joined their striking colleagues in Norway.